Shan Gao (Kathy)

School of Foreign Languages, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

No.2006, Xiyuan Ave, West Hi-Tech Zone, 611731  



Research Experience

Associate professor               University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China

Academic visitor                  Bangor University, Bangor, UK

Education Experience

Neuroinformation                 Ph.D.             University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Developmental Psychology    M.A.              Southwest China Normal University

English Language                 B.A.              Sichuan International Studies University


1)        Shan Gao, Yayuan Geng, Jia Li, Yunxiao Zhou, Shuxia Yao. Encoding praise and criticism during social evaluation alters interactive responses in the mentalizing and affective learning networks. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12: 611

2)        Lizhu Luo, Benjamin Becker, Yayuan Geng, Zhiying Zhao, Shan Gao, Weihua Zhao, Shuxia Yao, Xiaoxiao Zheng, Xiaole Ma, Zhao Gao, Jiehui Hu, Keith M. Kendrick. Sex-dependent neural effect of oxytocin during subliminal processing of negative emotion faces; NeuroImage, 2017, 162: 127-137

3)        Shan Gao, Zhao Gao, Ting Gou. Language as context modulates social judgments. Journal of Electronic Science and Technology: 2017, 15(1): 48-51

4)        Zhao Gao, Shan Gao, Lei Xu, Xiaoxiao Zheng, Xiaole Ma, Lizhu Luo, Keith M. Kendrick. Women prefer men who use metaphorical language when paying compliments in a romantic context. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7: 40871

5)        Yingshou Xing, Wenxi Chen, Yanran Wang, Wei Jing, Shan Gao, Daqing Guo, Yang Xia, Dezhong Yao. Music exposure improves spatial cognition by enhancing the BDNF level of dorsal hippocampal subregions in the developing rats. Brain research bulletin, 2016, 121: 131-137

6)        Shan Gao, Benjamin Becker, Lizhu Luo, Yayuan Geng, Weihua Zhao, Yu Yin, Jiehui Hu, Zhao Gao, Qiyong Gong, Rene Hurlemann, Dezhong Yao, and Keith M. Kendrick. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2016, 113(27): 7650–7654

7)        Shan Gao, Ondrej Zika, Robert D. Rogers, Guillaume Thierry. Second language feedback abolishes the “hot hand” effect during even-probability gambling. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2015, 35(15): 5983–5989

8)        Jiehui Hu, Song Qi, Lizhu Luo, Shan Gao, Benjamin Becker, Qiyong Gong, Rene Hurlemann, Keith M. Kendrick. Oxytocin facilitation of learning with social feedback is associated with altered activity in hippocampus, amygdala and putamen. Human Brain Mapping, 2015, 36(6): 2132-2146

9)        Cheng Luo, Shipeng Tu, Yueheng Peng, Shan Gao, Jianfu Li, Li Dong, Gujing Li, Yongxiu Lai, Hong Li, Dezhong Yao. Long-Term Effects of Musical Training and Functional Plasticity in Salience System. Neural Plasticity, 2014, Article ID 180138, 13 pages

10)     Yuan Cui, Shan Gao, Junpeng Zhang. Iterative music for highly correlated EEG/MEG source localization. Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, 2013, 25(02): 1350019

11)     Shan Gao, Jiehui Hu, Diankun Gong, Sifan Chen, Keith M. Kendrick, Dezhong Yao. Integration of Consonant and Pitch Processing as Revealed by the Absence of Additivity in Mismatch Negativity. PLoS ONE, 2012, 7(5): e38289

12)     Jiehui Hu, Shan Gao (Co-first author), Weiyi Ma, Dezhong Yao. Dissociation of tone and vowel processing in Mandarin idioms. Psychophysiology, 2012, 49(9), 1179-1190

13)     Shan Gao, Yonggang Wei, Junjie Bai, Chongde Lin, Hong Li. Young Children's Affective Decision-Making in a Gambling Task: Does the Difficulty in Learning the Gain/Loss Schedule Matter? Cognitive Development, 2009, 24(2), 183-191

14)     Li Hong, Zheng Chijun, Gao Xuemei, Gao Shan, Lin Chongde. The Influence of Complexity and Reasoning Direction. Cognitive Development, 2005, 20 (1), 87-101

15)     李红、高山、白俊杰。 从儿童赌博任务看热执行功能的发展,心理发展与教育,2005年第1期,21-25

16)     李红、高山、王乃弋。执行功能研究方法评述,心理科学进展,2004年第5期,693-705

17)     王乃弋、李红、高山。评执行功能的问题解决理论,心理科学进展,2004年第5期,706-713

18)     白俊杰,高山,李红。儿童家庭和个人危险因素与性侵犯行为关系,中国心理卫生杂志,2004年第18卷第5期,309-310